The basic mantra for success in UPSC Civil Services Exam is “Learn, Revise, Evaluate, Improve, Succeed”. Keeping this in mind, APTI PLUS Academy has structured its Prelims Test Series Program meticulously, with an in-depth coverage of the syllabus and scientifically designed Tests covering the entire static and current portions to ensure improved learning outcomes and enhanced scores of the students which makes it best test series for UPSC Prelims.
UPSC CSE Prelims 2022:
- Course Duration: June 2021 onwards
- Course Fees: Online Tests-Rs. 5,000/- & Offline Tests- Rs. 8,000/-
- There will be total 60 tests.
- There will be 38 sectional tests covering the entire ambit of civil services examination syllabus.
- There will be 5 tests on previous year questions.
- There will be 7 monthly current affair tests.
- There will be 10 full length tests.
UPSC CSE Prelims 2021:
- Total 60 tests have been provided at Rs 5000.
- There are 38 sectional tests covering the entire ambit of civil services examination syllabus.
- There are 5 tests on previous year questions.
- There are 7 monthly current affair tests.
- There are 10 full length tests.
Full Length UPSC Test Series 2021 For Prelims:
- There are 10 full length tests.
Current Affairs UPSC Test Series 2021 For Prelims:
For a UPSC aspirant Current Affairs is crucial in all the three stages of exam. In the last 6 years on an average around many questions have been asked from current affairs. Questions cover both basics as well as the dynamics part. Current Affairs doesn’t require any background knowledge. Questions are very doable. All an aspirant requires is a coherent strategy. To ensure a perfect score in the Prelims exam, APTI PLUS has introduced this program which ranges from sectional tests to build strong fundamentals and concepts to full length advanced tests to make the aspirant exam ready. There are 7 tests for prelims.
Polity UPSC Test Series 2021 For Prelims:
For a UPSC aspirant Polity is crucial in all the three stages of exam. In the last 6 years on an average around 12-13% questions have been asked from polity. Questions cover both basics as well as the dynamics part. Polity doesn’t require any background knowledge. Questions are very doable. All an aspirant requires is a coherent strategy. To ensure a perfect score in the Prelims exam, APTI PLUS has introduced this program which ranges from sectional tests to build strong fundamentals and concepts to full length advanced tests to make the aspirant exam ready. There are 10 tests for prelims in this UPSC test series 2021. There are 6 sectional tests covering the entire ambit of civil services examination syllabus. There is 1 test based on previous year UPSC CSE, CDS, CAPF and ESE exam. There are 3 full length tests covering Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs + Budget 2021 + Economic Survey.
Economy UPSC Test Series 2021 For Prelims:
Just like Polity, for a UPSC aspirant Economy is crucial in all the three stages of exam. Here also, questions cover both basics as well as the dynamics part. Like polity, economy doesn’t require any background knowledge and questions are very doable. Course format and structure of this UPSC test series 2021 for economy is same as that of Polity (as mentioned earlier).
Approach behind this UPSC exam test series:
A stage-wise approach starting from extensive in-depth coverage of GS syllabus moving towards thematic and current affairs based tests and finally CSE simulation through full length tests makes sure that aspirants can handle the different facets of the UPSC Prelims Paper and be exam ready with all the ingenuities and expertise in order to cope with any surprise that UPSC throws at them. The IAS prelims test series program helps aspirants not only exhaustively cover all the standard sources but also steps up their preparation and brings it to UPSC level by multiple revisions and personalized feedback.
Stages in this UPSC exam test series:
- The test series is structured and designed in such a way that it will guide the aspirants to comprehensively cover the key concepts and valuable information required for UPSC CSE from all important sources be it be NCERTs or the standard reference books. Since the objective of this part of test series is to gain conceptual clarity focus as well as nature of MCQs is conceptual in nature.
- Thematic Tests part of this prelims test series program ensures that the aspirants revise the important themes as well as the current developments related to them and adequately focus on these aspects. So, the aspirants here will deal with more advanced questions since the static as well as dynamic questions will be intermixed and inter-linked here.
- Current Affairs based part of the IAS prelims test series will enable aspirants to cover, learn and evaluate themselves on all the important current affairs from examination perspective. These tests will cover all the important sources be it the newspapers, government sources like websites, magazines, reports, acts, schemes, international standard sources etc.
- Finally, the full length tests under this IAS prelims test series program will make the aspirants exam ready by training them in simulated UPSC environment.
Features of this UPSC exam test series:
- Aspirants are provided with a organised and carefully designed detailed schedule of the Tests.
- Details of the Sources required for tackling the Tests are provided. Various blogs have been written that guide the aspirants on the strategy to be adopted, week wiser plan, sources to be referred etc.
- It is strictly adhering to UPSC pattern and standard, the nature of questions in the tests ranges from factual to conceptual, proportionally dividing in each of the Papers.
- Options of MCQs have also been arranged in such a manner that elimination tactics can be applied by students while solving questions.
- All India Ranking and Detailed Performance Analysis of aspirants so that they can gauge their level of preparation and perceive their strengths and weaknesses.
- Detailed analysis of Tests based on Level of Difficulty making it easier for aspirants to evaluate their performance that strategize their preparation accordingly.
- Last but not the least, there is comprehensive and complete coverage of entire syllabus of Prelims examination through MCQs pertaining to the exact standard of UPSC examination in this UPSC exam test series.
How this UPSC exam test series helps the aspirants?
As stated earlier, this UPSC exam test series has been structured in such a way that can help aspirants prepare bit-by-bit in stages for the examination. Each stage gives candidates the chance to improve over the previous one and measure their progress. Thus, each stage can be treated as a step further in the whole staircase, which will gradually raise the preparation level of the aspirants, giving them the scope to develop the right set of skills to ace the Prelims Examination. Aspirants will have the following major benefits at the end of this UPSC exam test series program:
- No fear psychosis.
- Will understand the nuances of the exam.
- Better management strategy for the real exam.
- Will understand their own strengths and weaknesses.
- Will get extra vital information.
- Development of speed and refinement of the thought process.
- Will be able to tackle uncertainties, and improve ones’ score and rank.
- Will be able to undertake multiple revisions of the entire syllabus – both static (concepts) and current
- Will be able to step-up the preparation level and bring it at par with the UPSC.
- Will be able to know about their strengths and weaknesses
In a nutshell, this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services has been designed to help aspirants to:
- Firstly gain basic conceptual understanding- cover static portion of the syllabus and test for clarity of concepts
- Then move to consolidation of the knowledge gained in the first part and linking the static portion of the syllabus with current affairs in that portion via the thematic tests
- Then cover current affairs separately
- And finally be exam ready with full length tests
Basically, this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services is a meticulously designed Study Plan to organize your preparation and keep you on track towards covering the syllabus extensively from NCERT to ADVANCE level.
What are the prerequisites for aspirants before joining this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services:
- Go through the pattern of the examination.
- Read the syllabus thoroughly.
- Start preparation with basic NCERT books and Newspaper Reading (The Hindu/ The Indian Express preferably).
- Analyze the previous year papers.
- Keep the sources limited.
- Periodic revision is a must.
- Do not attempt tests in this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services without preparation.
What aspirants should do while attempting this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services?
- Every fortnight try to pick up one test paper, attempt it and read all the solutions, highlighting the important ones.
- This will help you in memorizing the content as well as condition you to attempt appropriate number of questions. Further, these tests would also add up as your notes.
- As prelims is largely an eliminating exam, so practice of making an intelligent guess is of utmost importance.
- Practice test papers as many as possible to hone this skill. This would give confidence and chance to do as many mistakes in mock tests itself and correct those mistakes well before actual UPSC prelims.
Is there flexibility in this test series for UPSC IAS civil services?
- All tests can be taken at any time in accordance with the level of the aspirant’s preparation.
- The candidate may appear for tests in this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services at any time after the tests are released.
- Tests in this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services can be taken anytime till Prelims 2021, after which the program subscription will expire.
- But aspirants enrolling for this Test series for UPSC IAS civil services should keep in mind the fact that it has been scientifically designed and structured in an organised manner to aid the preparation of the aspirants. Tinkering, if any, should be least possible.